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Just as a hand or a foot is futile on its own, God’s people can’t fulfill their spiritual role in the body of Christ in isolation. True fellowship—something much deeper than what comes to most people’s minds—unites believers under the Lord’s singular plan and purpose. It encourages and uplifts, knitting our hearts together so we can bear each other’s burdens and build one another up to greater godliness.
But none of that occurs without the vital and ongoing practice of forgiveness. The two go hand-in-hand—forgiveness is a fundamental component of true fellowship, and the starting point for every healthy relationship.
In Fellowship, Forgiveness, and You, John MacArthur examines real unity within Christ’s body. See how you can cultivate productive, uplifting relationships between believers, and how to protect that unity from corruption and abuse.